Chennai/Bhubaneswar: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin today announced that there will be a complete lockdown across the state on January 23 (Sunday).
The decision has been taken in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu.
The lockdown will begin at 10 pm on Saturday and remain effective till 5 am on Monday.
* Essential services including milk shops, ATM centres, hospitals, hospital-related works, goods transportation and petrol stations.
* Restaurants and hotels can offer takeout services from 7 am to 10 pm along with food delivery facilities.
Earlier this month, the Tamil Nadu government had announced complete lockdown on Sundays starting January 9. The state had also imposed night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am on all days.
Tamil Nadu recorded 28,561 new Covid-19 cases and 39 deaths on Thursday.